Book Reviews

AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Raw, well-researched story of young slave girl.
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By Sharon M. Draper
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Exciting but darkly cynical view of Arthur legend.
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By Philip Reeve
(2008)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Touching lesson for kids -- and their parents!
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By Robie H. Harris
(2008)
Ivy
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Dickens-style tale with addiction and thievery.
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By Julie Hearn
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Delightfully warmhearted Arthurian tales.
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By Gerald Morris
(1998)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Kit meets economic adversity with courage, spunk.
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By Valerie Tripp
(2000)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A child's view of '50s Dodgers and the Korean war.
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By Linda Sue Park
(2008)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Evolution case in brief poems about the locals.
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By Jen Bryant
(2008)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
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By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Heart-wrenching but hopeful story of escape.
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By Ellen Levine
(2008)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, poignant life on home front during WWII.
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By Richard Peck
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Wordless immigrant story is a visual masterpiece.
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By Shaun Tan
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Historical, intriguing mystery-adventure-romance.
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By Gloria Whelan
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Humorous, powerful, masterful escaped-slave tale.
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By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Plucky '70s American Girl fights for her rights.
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By Megan McDonald
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Plucky orphan survives San Francisco's big quake.
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By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
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By Brian Selznick
(2007)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Young teens may find powerful Inquisition book too violent.
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By Alice Hoffman
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
History, adventure, and women's rights for 10+.
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By Marthe Jocelyn
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gritty, fictionalized biography of forgotten Western hero.
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By Gary Paulsen
(2006)

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